Family Reviews

April 29, 2019
This charming, shaggy story of embracing oneself to authentically connect with others is peppered with appealing performances...
April 26, 2019
Family successfully milks laughs from its contrived premise, and its game cast help it rise above its conventional roots.
April 26, 2019
"Family" is rarely laugh-out-loud funny...but it has a good-natured charm, the underutilized presence of Brian Tyree Henry as a martial-arts instructor, and [Taylor] Schilling to make it more memorable than it has a right to be.
April 25, 2019
Props to Steinel, Schilling and company for putting such a fresh twist on a familiar tale.
April 19, 2019
Steiner's dull comedy lacks the crucial feelings that could have made the suburban aunt-niece tale at its center more memorable.
April 18, 2019
"Family," Laura Steinel's lightweight first feature, relies on audiences buying into the old chestnut that difficult women would be happier (or just easier to be around) if forced to care for a child.
March 16, 2018
Family is funny in bits and pieces, but so obvious in terms of its eventual direction that it might have been better served by less plot and more clowning around.
March 13, 2018
A self-improvement-through-childcare comedy exposing the hitherto unknown potential of the Insane Clown Posse to enable young girls' emotional growth ...